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Get your official Te Araroa tee shirt
Look good in official Te Araroa gear while supporting New Zealand’s national trail! Te Araroa Trust and our friends at apparel retailer Unco.nz have launched a new range of tee shirts, just in time for the 2022-2023 walking season.
Crafted from hard-wearing combed cotton, the new shirts feature a striking design of the northbound ascent of Little Rintoul in the Richmand Range section of the trail. Profits from every sale go straight back to the Trust to help make the trail better for us all.
Te Araroa Executive Director Matt Claridge says these new tees are the perfect way to show your support for the Te Araroa community.
“We’re thrilled to be making this new tee shirt range available for all those who love our national trail. Whether you have already walked it, dream of walking it, or just want to show your support, they are a great way to champion the cause and look good doing it.”
Unco is a Palmerston North-based online store that prides itself in supplying quality gear with eye-catching designs. The store is owned by business manager Ally Burleigh Behrens and designer and photographer Anthony Behrens, who have both been involved with Te Araroa since walking from Fielding to their home on the first week the trail opened
“Designing tees for the organisation just seems like a natural progression,” Anthony says.
“My family almost live and breathe the trail, especially over the summer season when we host hikers in our backyard cabin, Whiowhio Hut.”
Ally says she looks forward to the day a hiker arrives at the hut wearing one of our designs.
“While they’re not really hiking tees, I reckon they’ll last the distance. Speaking of which…we think we’ll be getting into Merino tees next. Watch this space!”